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Dunedin City, Castle, and Chocolate Factory Extravaganza

Price: $130.00
This tour operates from October through April.
Dunedin City, Castle, and Chocolate Factory Extravaganza
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Take advantage of this unique opportunity to experience the very best Dunedin and the Otago Peninsula has to offer with a shore excursion combining a sightseeing through Dunedin City, Larnach Castle, and a visit to the famous Cadbury's Chocolate Factory.

Start your day with a very informative and entertaining tour of Dunedin City, which is regarded as one of the best preserved Victorian and Edwardian cities in the southern hemisphere. See sights that include the University of Otago (New Zealand's first university), the renowned Botanical Gardens, historic buildings, Neo-Gothic architecture, cathedrals, historic mansions, and the world's steepest street, Baldwin Street, with many photo opportunities.

Travel through the spectacular scenery of the Otago Peninsula to Larnach Castle, a top destination when visiting Dunedin. You will be transported back in time with a guided tour of New Zealand's only Victorian castle, built in 1871. Learn the scandalous, exciting and tragic history of the castle whilst enjoying the magnificent splendor of a bygone era. Your tour also includes the castle's gardens, which have been recognized as a Garden of International Significance, and provide breathtaking views from this commanding vantage point on the Otago Peninsula. There will be free time for lunch at the castle's cafe (not included).

Departing Larnach Castle, sit back and relax during the approximately 45-minute return to Dunedin along the Otago Peninsula, which provides magnificent views of iconic landscapes along the way. The peninsula is a long and hilly indented finger of land that forms the easternmost part of New Zealand. Volcanic in origin, it forms one wall of the eroded valley that now holds Otago Harbour and represents the only mainland breeding colony of the Northern Royal Albatross.

Head to the Cadbury's Chocolate Factory to enjoy the new Cadbury's World Experience, a one-hour tour that includes explanation of the chocolate making process, liquid chocolate tasting, a tempering demonstration, a chocolate fall, and sampling along the way. Your tour concludes back at the ship's wharf, Port Chalmers, Dunedin.

Book this tour for a delectable and enlightening New Zealand experience!

Shore Excursion Size
Standard
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
6 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level
Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From
The Cruise Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Cadbury chocolate samples are included.
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable seasonal clothing, walking shoes, sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses.
Restrictions
Participants must be able to step in and out of the vehicle. A collapsible wheelchair or walker can be accommodated, but those who are mobility impaired must have a companion to assist them, and they may have difficulty at the Lanarch Castle. There are 150 steps to climb during the tour to visit all the sites.